*Regional Cultural Instructor*
Requirements: (Clearance/Citizenship): A DoD Top Secret Clearance is required unless otherwise stated in the individual task order
Experience: At least 1 year (at least 3 months within the last 2 years) of experience living in the target region on the local economy engaged in work or studies, not in a U.S. compound.
At least 2 years experience teaching regional studies to undergraduate or higher learners.
The Instructor shall have at least assisted in developing curricula and teaching materials related to the target region at the undergraduate levels. Has enough knowledge of the area to make judgments about it and back them up with arguments. Presents overviews or focused classes based on area of specialization. Knowledge comes from a combination of education, military experience, area studies courses, in-country assignments, travel, mentoring, or specialized professional experience. This knowledge is equivalent to a Level 3 (Professional) as defined in DODI 5160.70 and CJCSI 3126.01A. Military experience may be required in individual task orders.
English Language Qualifications: Completed formal study of the English Language and achieved the score indicated on any of the below:
* At least ILR level 3 as measured by DoD test.
* A score of 590 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT, or TOEFL iBT score as follows: 96 minimum overall and at least 23 each in Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing
* A score of no less than 95 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) test.
* At least a proficiency level 3 or Superior (ACTFL) on an OPI.
Target Language Qualifications: Language proficiency is not required to teach Regional Studies unless specified in the individual task order, but it shall be considered preferable in that language proficiency enables the instructor to use authentic materials written in the target language.
Education: At least a masters degree with at least 18 undergraduate semester credit hours and 18 graduate semester hours directly related to the target region in foreign area studies, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, economics, history, political science, language(s) of the target region, sociology, or other relevant topics to be approved by the Government.
*We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local laws.*